THE POCKET OXFORD DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. American Edition, Revised by George Van Santvoord.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1927. First edition. 12mo., xvi, 1029 pp. Publisher's navy blue cloth, titled in gilt on the spine. Tears at the spine ends, tips rubbed through; a well used copy. Item #53030
Beaumont Newhall's copy, SIGNED with his pencil signature on the front free flyleaf, dated 1932. Additionally signed in ink, "Beaumont Newhall, St. Patricks (sic) Day 1978. On the occasion of my first one-man show." Also laid in is a postal card from Newhall, addressed to Harold Jones at the Light gallery, New York, reading: "Riis, Jacob, born May 3, 1849, Ribe, Denmark, died May 26, 191r, Barre, Mass. May fill out some loopholes! BM." Also included is a Polaroid SX-70 portrait of a smiling Newhall, presumably by Harold Jones.